Police looking for smash-and-grab bandit

MASSILLON, Ohio – Authorities in Massillon said that they are trying to catch a smash-and-grab bandit that has hit various stores in the area, Action News reported.

The man, who was caught on tape by a surveillance camera at a store located on Lincoln Way West, uses big chunks of cement to get in and out of stores in seconds.

Police said that he steals the same thing over and over -- cigarettes.

The quality of the surveillance tape wasn't very good, but if you recognize the person pictured above, you are encouraged to call the Massillon Police Department.

Investigators said they believe that the man is responsible for eight or nine break-ins in the city and at least one other one in the county.